DSP Cards

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Multicore DSPs support high definition audio standards.

May 27, 2008

Supporting DTS-HD Master Audio(TM) and High Resolution Audio(TM), Symphony(TM) multicore DSP56720 and DSP56721 DSPs have two 24-bit DSP56300 cores with 48-bit double precision capability to handle advanced post processing and decoding on same chip. With 248 K x 24-bit words of integrated memory and plug-and-play software architecture, DSPs integrate S/PDIF transceiver and 10-channel asynchronous sample rate converter. Model DSP56720 also features external memory controller. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

DSP-Optimized FPGA has reconfigurable architecture.

May 15, 2008

With up to 528 GMACs of multiply-and-accumulate performance and 190+ GFLOPS of single-precision, floating-point DSP performance, Virtex®-5 SX240T helps meet computational demands of broadcast advanced video processing algorithms. This 65 nm device incorporates 1,056, 25 bit x 18 bit DSP48E slices that can be combined to implement scalable signal processing chains using dedicated routing resources. Over 18 Mb of block RAM and 24 high-speed GTP serial transceivers are also included. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Xilinx Announces Digital Pre-Distortion Reference Design for Freescale's LDMOS Power Amplifier Devices

February 25, 2008

Industry leaders collaborate to substantially decrease radio development time, increase efficiency and reduce cost for wireless infrastructure <4444>BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 11 -- Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX), the world's leading supplier of programmable logic solutions, today announced a new digital pre-distortion (DPD) reference design based on its Virtex(TM) family of platform FPGAs and XtremeDSP... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Xilinx Announces Production Availability of All Virtex-5 SXT Devices

January 30, 2008

With XtremeDSP Solutions and Advanced 65nm Technology, Xilinx Delivers Industry's Highest Performance DSP Platform Shipping Today <4444>SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 14 -- Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX), the world's leading provider of programmable solutions, today announced that all of its digital signal processing (DSP)-optimized Virtex(TM)-5 SXT devices are available in production. These devices are... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

DPCSS upgrades SAW-based radars.

January 23, 2008

Model CI BM7xx digital pulse compression sub-system (DPCSS) comes with chirp generator (transmitter) and compressor (receiver) modules at intermediate frequency (IF). Combining FPGAs for signal processing and analog I/O for IF of SAW, signal processor is self-consistent, and needs only dc supply voltage for operation. All pulse compression parameters such as center frequency, bandwidth, time dispersion, modulation law, and weighting function are programmable. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Reference Platform optimizes PHS base station processing.

January 11, 2008

Reference platform for next-generation Personal Handy-phone System (PHS) base station equipment consists of MPC8548 PowerQUICC(TM) communications processor and programmable multi-core MSC8144 DSP. Solution provides flexible baseband processing for control and physical layers. Based on StarCore® DSP technology, MSC8144 DSP embeds 4 multiple-issue 1 GHz StarCore® DSP cores and integrates 10.5 MB DSP memory, security coprocessor, RISC engines, and high-speed networking interfaces. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Real-Time Signal Controllers feature 768 Kb flash capacity.

December 6, 2007

With ability to control up to 4 individual motors simultaneously, XE166 family integrates MCU that combines 16-bit C166 core for peripheral control with computing power of DSP. Operating at 80 MHz and one cycle per instruction, units deliver 80 MIPS. Controllers include embedded voltage regulator, various clock sources, brown-out detection, watchdog as well as 2 synchronizable A/D converters with 24-channels, 10-bit resolution, and conversion time of less than 1.2 µsec. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mouser Electronics and Spectrum Digital Ink Distribution Agreement

December 3, 2007

Mansfield, Texas, USA - October 30, 2007 - Mouser Electronics, Inc., known for its rapid introduction of the newest products, today announced it has entered into a North American distribution agreement with Spectrum Digital, Inc. (SDI), a leading supplier of design tools for digital signal processors and high-performance microcontrollers. SDI products include JTAG emulators, target boards for TI... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Xilinx Adds Greater Power Efficiency to High Performance Spartan-3A DSP Platform FPGAs

August 24, 2007

Addition to XtremeDSP Portfolio Optimizes Power Consumption for High Performance DSP<4444>SAN JOSE, Calif., July 23, 2007 - Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced the addition of power efficient Spartan(TM)-3A DSP devices to its XtremeDSP(TM) portfolio of solutions for signal processing applications. The new devices, which are in production today, deliver high-performance DSP capabilities... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Texas Instruments Boosts Voice Quality with Telinnovation(TM) Echo Canceller Solution for Carrier Infrastructure

June 12, 2007

Software Supports All-IP Applications Across a Breadth of DSP Platforms <4444>DALLAS, May 16 -- Ratcheting voice quality one notch higher, Texas Instruments, Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) today has deployed its Telinnovation(TM) echo canceller software across several digital signal processor (DSP) platforms including the carrier infrastructure optimized TNETV3020, as well as TMS320C64x(TM)- and... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Xilinx Enables Miranda Technologies Kaleido-X Multi-Image Processor

May 24, 2007

LAS VEGAS, April 16 - At the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) conference today, Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX), the world's leading programmable logic supplier, announced that Miranda Technologies, a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance hardware/software for the television broadcast industry, has successfully deployed its Kaleido-X multi-room, multi-image display... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Test & Measuring Instruments

Serial Transceiver includes equalizer technology.

January 3, 2007

Leveraging DSP technology, BCM8706 10GbE PHY device enables IT professionals to preserve existing multi-mode and single-mode fiber infrastructures by providing upgrade path from 1 to 10 Gigabit Ethernet. DSP equalizer provides optimal performance over 300 m of multi-mode fiber. In support of SFP+ optical module standard, BCM8706 incorporates multi-tap transmit pre-emphasis to compensate for FR-4 board material loss in line card applications. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Evaluation Board helps develop audio and video applications.

December 18, 2006

SurfRider/AMC-EVM(TM) enables user to design, debug, and experiment with TI's digital signal processors (DSPs)and network interfaces from desktop, utilizing same resource board for all stages in developmenet cycle. Product includes SurfRider/AMC, fully integrated RoHS-compliant AMC DSP resource board along with SurfDocker(TM) modular plug-in, and 2 TI TMS320C6412 DSPs. SurfRider/AMC supports PICMG® SFP I-TDM protocol over Gigabit Ethernet for transporting audio, video, fax, and modem traffic. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Esaote Harnesses Texas Instruments DSPs to Deliver Next-Generation Medical Diagnostic Systems

December 6, 2006

Fixed and Floating-Point DSPs Enable New Breed of MRI, Ultrasound and ECG <4444>HOUSTON and MUNICH, Germany, Nov. 13 // -- Esaote S.p.A., one of the world's leading designers of medical diagnostic systems, has leveraged digital signal processing (DSP) technology from Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE:TXN) (TI) to create a line of next-generation diagnostic products including ultrasounds,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Signal Controllers feature 32-bit wide data path.

December 4, 2006

Suited for industrial control applications, DSP-based TMS320F280xx controllers feature mixed 16/32-bit instruction set and processor-intensive, sensorless vector control. Models TMS320F28015/16 offer 12 KB RAM and 32 KB Flash, while TMS320F2801-60/02-60 offer 12 KB RAM and 32 or 64 KB Flash, respectively. Each provides complete control system capabilities and 60 MHz performance. Depending on device, communication interfaces include CAN, I2C, UART, and SPI ports. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

TI Introduces Single-Chip Mixing and Re-Encoding, Enabling Existing AVRs to Support HD DVD and Blu-ray Surround Sound

November 30, 2006

Improved Aureus(TM) Audio DSPs Offer Increased Performance and External Memory for Multi-Channel Home Theater and Automotive Applications<4444>DALLAS, Nov. 7 -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE:TXN) (TI) continues to drive audio innovation in new and emerging markets with today's announcement of enhancements to its Aureus(TM) generation of audio digital signal processors, offering a higher... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital Signal Controller is based on 32-bit core.

October 27, 2006

Targeting multi-channel point-of-load applications, Model TMS320F28044 manages up to 16 dc/dc converter channels using single programmable controller with 100 MIPS of DSP performance. It implements up to 16 channels of HRPWM technology, each with 150 ps resolution and is based on fully programmable TMS320C28x(TM) 32-bit DSP core. Controller includes 12-bit ADC, 128 KB flash memory, and multiple communication ports with support for PMBus(TM) interface. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Receive Signal Chain Demo Kit simplifies ultrasound designs.

September 19, 2006

Providing 8-channel analog receive signal chain, Model TUS5000 evaluation module is designed to interface four 2-channel VCA2615 variable gain amplifiers with 8-channel ADS5272 serialized LVDS-output analog-to-digital converter (ADC) for rapid prototyping in beam-forming applications. Integrated ADC and amplifier offer noise performance at 71.1 dBFS signal-to-noise ratio and 0.7 nV/rtHz respectively, while CDCM7005 clock synchronizer and jitter cleaner provides 65 MHz clock to ADC. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

DSCs and MCUs have security features for protecting IP.

August 1, 2006

Supplied as 16-bit devices, dsPIC® digital signal controllers (DSCs) and PIC24H microcontrollers (MCUs) allow multiple parties in collaborative system design to share memory, interrupts, and peripherals of single chip without compromising their intellectual property (IP). CodeGuard(TM) security lets OEMs divide and share 3 segments of on-chip memory with tiered levels of access. Features also enable secure field upgrades of product firmware. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Gateway combines voice, data, and networking for DSL users.

July 12, 2006

Motorola Home Hub HH1620 DSL VoIP Wireless Gateway includes 802.11 b/g wireless access point, four-port router, USB 2.0 Host Connection, and USB 1.1 slave connection. Connection is maintained during ADSL signal loss or power outage with PSTN fail-over protection. Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)-based VoIP adapter allows HH1620 to run wired and wireless home networks and power standard telephones with VoIP service. Read More